Samba FS???

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by sixarett, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. sixarett

    sixarett LI Guru Member

    I'm not seeing any benefits to enableing this "share" for my router, am I not understanding clearly? I thought Samba FS would make a Share on my Router be accessiabal by Web Browser? Am I wrong??? What does Samba FS do?
  2. derfaust

    derfaust Guest

    very simply put---->

    SAMBA is one way for linix, unix, bsd type systems to see and use windows file sharing...

    you would use it makw a share on your linux, unix, bsd box seeable from a windows box...
  3. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    have you added a shared folder on your Windows PC that corresponds to the samba details?
  4. sixarett

    sixarett LI Guru Member

    I have a share folder on Windows (it's a external HD) and i've typed that share into Samba FS But i'm not seeing what it is suposed to do for me...
  5. JohnnyPrimus

    JohnnyPrimus LI Guru Member


    If you want to use JFFS to do things like install packages via ipkg, a samba share is pretty valuable.

    If you're running the standard sources, and want to install OpenVPN for instance, you'll need to have extra space to do so (if you're using a WRT54G, or any other router with low space.)

    Using samba, you can install as many extra packages as you like. You can also keep scripts, etc, there.
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